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Food, wine sampling to benefit Boys & Girls Club

Food, wine sampling to benefit Boys & Girls Club

June 9th, 2012 in News

Schyler Bryan of the downtown eatery Cork will participate in Monday evening's Cork & Fork fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson City.

Photo by Julie Smith

For the first time, Jefferson City area residents will be able to fill their stomachs with food from 19 area chefs, taste gourmet wine and a unique selection of beers, and raise money to help local youths attend after-school programs with the Boys & Girls Club.

Cork and Fork of the Capital City will be held with samplings and a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. A live auction will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Stephanie Johnson, executive director of Boys & Girls Club, said the event will be an annual one she hopes will help them develop and sustain a scholarship fund for children to participate at the center.